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ayagars of the village, Mallamraju specified the manner in which
he wanted them to take the oath.   Having taken the tlrtha of
the   gods   Venkatesvara,   Ahobaleuvara   and   Mallesvara   of
Snsaila and holding* the prasada of the said deities in their
hands, the witnesses should bathe in the tank attached to the
temple of Siddhesvara of Sirivarla, stand with wet garments
in the centre  of the  mukhamaatapa, and   declare   that the
ka$aij(icci   of  Peruru   belonged to  Caudaraju Cennamaraju.
If they took the oath in this form, then he said, he would
admit that he was a Mnavadi.   Cennamaraju made a similar
declaration.    As both the parties agreed to this oath, it was
resolve d that if the witnesses gave their testimony in favour
of o;;s tv tbe parties, the 7;'uraiilktt-kcliiayacci belonged to him.
Iu  .short,  JliJlar \irajn  was  not successful, and as Cennama-
raju's v;ii:iesses  ::or tweuty-one days supported his claim by
their sv>orh  testimony, the court comprising  the   members
o7' ti.c scL1'. * of Siruvolla, the karaaams and the se$tipekka&dru,
ij,djuujeaKd iliitt the  kanayacci was his and granted him the
ja^alekha.   The decision  of the  court was communicated to
Avubalaraju by means of a letter
Frew a K&^ta, in the possession of Karanam Pfyarfiju ofFlru-ru:
L. R. 55, pp. 286-292.
While Sadasivadeva Maharaya was ruling at Vijayanagara,
a dharmasana was constituted by Alaji Pandita at Duvvur
sthatoi on Sunday, ba. 14a Bhadrapada of Vibhava correspond-
ing to 6. S. 1490* to settle a dispute between Marutala Umma-
Tati Reddi and Undaveli Ankayya regarding the possession of
a dasavandha manya included in Kamanur, a sarvamanya
agrahara of Tallapaka Tirumalayya,
The dharmasana assembled in the temple of Cennaraya.
The Eeddis and the karanams who constituted the dharmasana
* Sept 20, A.D,, 1S68